Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 14th Jun 2013 17:32 UTC
Microsoft From Bloomberg: "Microsoft, the world's largest software company, provides intelligence agencies with information about bugs in its popular software before it publicly releases a fix, according to two people familiar with the process. That information can be used to protect government computers and to access the computers of terrorists or military foes." The lid has officially been blown off.
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How does advanced notification equate to delaying fixing?

The information is only something worth if it can be used. Flame and Stuxnet, both NSA products but sure there are many more, where using plenty Windows zero-day exploits for years. Now we know the story behind.

Edited 2013-06-15 12:07 UTC

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